Saturday, 8 April 2017

Bitter Melon

Bitter Melon

Momordica charantia, also known as bitter melon, is a tropical vegetable grown throughout Africa. The leaf may be made into a tea called “cerassie,” and the juice, extracted from the various plant parts (fruit pulp, seeds, leaves, and whole plant), is very common folklore remedy for diabetes . M. charantia has a long history of use as a folklore hypoglycemic agent where the plant extract has been referred to as vegetable insulin .

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